The Life and Work of Orson Wheeler

June 18th – July 31st 2016

The exhibition will display a variety of Orson Wheeler’s sculptures. The Colby-Curtis Museum processes a large collection of sculptures as well as artifacts and archival documents from Orson Wheeler, born in Barnston, Qc. In addition to the Colby-Curtis Museum collection, we will have artifacts and documents from Bishop’s University, Concordia University Archives, Canadian Guild of Crafts and McGill University. The exhibition follows the evolution of Orson Wheeler career path of as a professional sculptor and professor at Sir George Williams University. This exhibition will open in conjunction with the lecture of Professor Barbara Barclay on June 18th 2016.

John Thomas Hackett (1884-1956)
Conservative Deputy at the House of Commons for Stanstead from 1930-1935 and from 1940-1945
By Orson Wheeler, sculptor (1902-1990)
Bronze 52,5 x 20 x 26,7 cm
Colby-Curtis Museum Collection, Reference Number 2009.10.1-3

Other Colby Curtis Exhibitions

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